Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

District Crown In Volleyball Goes to 'Stangs.(Sports)

Byline: Jean VanAman For the Journal

The Mountainair Lady Mustangs swept Carrizozo in three straight games Friday night to take their district title and advance to regional volleyball competition.

The tension and excitement in Mountainair's gym was even greater than the close scores of 15-12, 15-13 and 19-17 might indicate. Mountainair finally prevailed after a two-hour battle with the feisty Grizzlies for the chance to play on the winning side of the regional playoff bracket in Farmington.

By claiming the top seed in their district, the Lady 'Stangs had been able to hone their skills in practice while Carrizozo had to climb its way over Bosque Prep, Corona and Vaughn to face Mountainair in Friday's district championship. …

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